96 -29A & C

Anthony Beresford (starman@camtech.net.au)
Sun, 9 Jun 1996 19:27:05 +0930

two objects observed at 0849 UT June 9, 1996 from
Adelaide So. Australia ( cospar 8597) 
Trailing object timed at 08h 49m 32.7sec UTC
                         RA 14h 22minutes Dec -53.2 degrees
Separation in time 8.5 seconds ( indepentently timed with separate stop watch)
leading object doing occasional low amplitude quick flashes
following object varying more slowly ( say 5-10 seconds)
both about mag 6 at brightest
revised co-ords for 8597 ( from newly acquired GPS)
34d 57min 55s S, 138deg 37min 55sec E height 145metres
Tony Beresford